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John C Member on Episode 581: In America, Slipknot is Funny

This is obviously a minor point of the episode, but as a Long Islander, I feel like the big cultural difference… more

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John C Member on Episode 580: America Isn’t a Treasure, It’s a Treasure Hunt

I feel like the big problem with building a plot around conspiracy theories involving the founding fathers is two-fold.… more

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Three Act Destructure on Episode 579: The Indispensables

Who would have guessed that, in a year that included a Tarantino film about Sharon Tate, the cinematic debut of… more

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Matthew Belinkie OTI Staff on Episode 579: The Indispensables

There was actually one moment at the end of the film I thought was clever. After Idris Elba loses the final fight… more

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John C Member on Episode 579: The Indispensables

The talk about the ending makes me wonder if the script was either developed improvisationally (by the writers,… more

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John C Member on Episode 578: Bounty Lawyer DGAF

If I remember correctly, Nichelle Nichols used to talk about (maybe it was in her memoir?) how she liked to correct… more

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Three Act Destructure on Episode 578: Bounty Lawyer DGAF

It’s interesting how little of Star Trek’s idealism originally came from Gene Rodenberry. Most of it was just cobbled… more

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John C Member on Episode 578: Bounty Lawyer DGAF

The timeline thing should be especially embarrassing, given how carefully the first JJ movie explains to the audience… more

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Three Act Destructure on Episode 578: Bounty Lawyer DGAF

He had some choice quotes about his Star Trek project while doing the press tour for this movie; a lot of praise… more

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clayschuldt on Episode 578: Bounty Lawyer DGAF

I was thinking about that. Star Trek ended its first run in 1969, so the show would have been fresh on the minds… more

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Junji Ito’s Eyes

There’s something about the eyes in a Junji Ito drawing that creates a subtle atmosphere of horror even when nothing horrific is happening.